Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship Application

The Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship (LTMS) honors Linda Thompson, who was a vital part of the Destination Management Company (DMC) profession and event industry. She was an owner of Cappa and Graham, Inc. in San Francisco, CA and a vital part of the DMC Network.  Linda dedicated herself to mentoring young professionals and raising the level of excellence in the DMC industry.

Submission Deadline
Midnight EST 1 November 2019

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Submit your resume.

Guidelines
File Name: Resume - Your Last Name
Language: English
Format: PDF

20MB max

Submit a letter of recommendation from either a college / university professor or a professional in the event industry that verifies:

  • Applicant's commitment and ability to complete the educational program
  • Experience in the event management industry, whether volunteer or paid
  • Aptitude to deal with the demands of the Destination Management profession

Guidelines
File Name: Letter of Recommendation - Your Last Name
Language: English
Format: PDF

20MB max

Attach an essay (minimum 250 words) covering the following topics:

  • Explanation of interest in the Destination Management  / Event Management industry
  • Explanation of knowledge or experience in the Destination Management / Event Management field
  • Focus of study and goals
  • How would receiving this scholarship help you achieve your stated goals?
  • What is the last event you attended?  What did you like about it?   What would you do differently?

Guidelines
File Name: Essay - Your Last Name
Language: English
Format: PDF

20MB max

Please accept my application and supporting documents for consideration for the Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship.  I certify that my submission is true and accurate.

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